Mr Charles Allen

Society Awards

2004 - The Sir Percy Sykes Memorial Medal

Lectures to The Society

Title Type Date
Ashoka: India's Lost Emperor Lecture Feb 2012
India/Pakistan: Wahhabism and the British Response 1850 -1900 Lecture Feb 2005
India/Tibet: The Year of the Wood-Dragon: Lecture Feb 2004
The call of the East Lecture Jan 1984
The search for Mount Kailas and the sources of the great rivers of Asia Lecture Oct 1982


Title Type Date
Ashoka: India's Lost Emperor Video Feb 2012

Articles in the Journal

A Forgotten Pioneer of Himalayan Exploration
  Mr Charles Allen
  Asian Affairs, Volume 11 Number 2 July 1980

Images of Asia

Forthcoming Events

Wed 24 Sep Why Kashmir is Still Important at The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 1 Oct Experiences of Asia at The Royal Astronomical Society
Tue 7 Oct K2: The Italian Mountain? at The RSAA Library
Wed 15 Oct The Great Game: Central Asia Overland at St Peter's Church Parish Hall


Expedition Silk Road Treasures from the Hermitage Exhibition at the Hermitage, Amsterdam, ends 5 September 2014 more…

Dunhuang Culture and Art Hong Kong Heritage Museum from 28 November 2014 - 16 March 2015 more…

17th Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) University of Vienna, Austria. 18 - 23 August 2014 more…

PIAC 57th Annual Meeting 9 - 14 September 2014 more…

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle A rich collection of items from across Asia, the Middle East and other areas more…

Recent Recordings

Soqotra: Life in the Arabian Periphery Thanos has an excellent collection of photographs of Socotra having participated in two expeditions there

Churchill's First War: Young Winston & the Taliban A riveting and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first campaign, in Afghanistan in the 1890's, offering shocking parallels into today's Afghan war

A Journey to the Source of the Oxus


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